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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Village of L’Anse is getting federal support to develop a new industrial park. A federal grant of $1-point-28 million from the Economic Development Administration will help development of the new US-41 L’Anse Industrial Park. Baraga County has three publicly owned industrial parks, but two of them […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s maintenance, dining services and police employees in AFSCME Local 1094 have ratified a new contract. Employees will receive a 1.75 percent increase in base salary and a one-time $90 payment in the first year of the agreement. Salaries will increase by 2 percent in […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An online crowdfunding project to create a public space around an existing skate park in City of Marquette has successfully reached its goal. The effort to raise funds through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Public Spaces Community Places crowdfunding program set a goal of $10,000 for improvements […]

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House Fire In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming firefighters responded to a house fire last night in the city. The fire was reported around 7:40 p.m. at the home of Scott and Smith at 118 West Barnum Street. A preliminary investigation indicates the fire was electrical and is not being considered suspicious. Reports say […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Lakes Radio) – Lundin Mining has announced the official start of operations at the Eagle Mine in northern Marquette County. Officials say crews are ramping up production of nickel and copper concentrates at the underground facility as of this week. Ore from the mine is being shipped to the Humboldt […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling on the federal government to take steps to protect Lake Superior from the threats of Asian carp. The invasive species is poised to enter the Great Lakes through the Chicago Area Waterway System. Dianda says the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s technical and office professionals, UAW Local 1950, have ratified a new contract. The three-year deal was passed by a final vote of 75 yes to 34 no. Of the 140 union members eligible to vote, 109 cast ballots. University officials say the agreement includes […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The sentencing date has been set for an Upper Peninsula man convicted of killing his wife in December. 35-year-old Nima Nassiri of Dollar Bay will be sentenced on November 5th in Houghton County Circuit Court. Nassiri was found guilty of second degree murder earlier this month for […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Northern Michigan University’s music department is considering forming a community advisory committee. University officials say the committee would be be made up of community arts supporters, alumni and music teachers and would assist in advancing the department’s mission. Dr. Robert Engelhart, head of the music department, says […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Motorists using Grove Street from Specker Circle to the Marquette City Limits will experience traffic disruptions beginning today due to street milling activities. Paving of that section of the street is scheduled for this Friday. The public is advised to be aware of all flagging, detours, advisory […]

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